Achilles: In Greek mythology, the hero who was thought to have some special medical knowledge. Achilles studied medicine with Chiron, the centaur, who invented it.
"...But save me. Take me to the ship, cut this arrow out of my leg, wash the blood from it with warm water and put the right things on it - the plants they say you have learned about from Achilles who learned them from Chiron, the best of the Centaurs." (The Iliad of Homer, Book XI).
See also Achilles tendon .
Library > Religion & Spirituality > World Mythology (European mythology) The hero of Homer's Iliad , the ninth-century BC epic account of the siege of Troy, which ...
Achilles was the son of the mortal Peleus and the Nereid Thetis. He was the mightiest of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan War, and was the hero of Homer's Iliad.
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In Greek mythology, Achilles (Ancient Greek: , Achilleus) was a Greek. hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of Homer
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